Ajax, Ontario – Volkswagen’s “Super Golf,” the Golf “R”, will be available in Canada beginning in 2012. Based on the four-door GTI hatchback, the Golf “R” will be the best-performing Golf ever available in Canada.

The model’s high-output four-cylinder turbocharged engine will be tuned to produce an estimated 256 horsepower, mated to a six-speed manual transmission and 4Motion all-wheel drive. Golf “R”-specific wheels, brakes and suspension are also part of the package, along with numerous interior and exterior enhancements.

More details will be available as the model gets closer to launch.

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